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Primary Care Apprenticeships: Advanced Clinical Practitioner Level 7 (Integrated Degree)

Advanced Clinical Practitioners (ACP’s) are experienced clinicians who demonstrate expertise in their scope of practice. ACP’s manage defined episodes of clinical care independently, from beginning to end, providing care and treatment from the time an individual first presents through to the end of the episode, which may include admission, referral or discharge or care at home.

They carry out their full range of duties in relation to individuals’ physical and mental healthcare and in acute, primary, urgent and emergency settings (including hospitals, general practice, individuals’ homes, schools etc). They combine expert clinical skills with research, education and clinical leadership within their scope of practice. ACP’s work innovatively on a one-to-one basis with individuals as well as part of a wider team. They work as part of the wider health and social care team and across traditional professional boundaries in health and social care.

Knowledge – Understands organisation purpose, structure, has a practical knowledge of managing stakeholders and understands the laws and regulations that apply to their role.

Values – Is caring, compassionate, honest, conscientious and committed.

Behaviour – Treats people with dignity, respecting people’s diversity, beliefs, culture, needs, values, privacy and preferences, shows respect and empathy, has the courage to raise concern and work to best practice, be adaptable, reliable and consistent, show discretion, resilience and self-awareness.

Qualifications: Apprentices must complete a Master’s Degree in Advanced Clinical Practice. Apprentices without level 2 English and maths will need to achieve this level prior to taking the end-point assessment.

Entry Requirements: You will hold current registration with one of the statutory regulators of health and care professions.

Duration: Typically 36 months

Maximum Funding: £12,000 – But as a non-levy paying employer the cost will be £600 equating to 5% (Co-investment).

Review date: After 3 years

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